Santa Family Reunion
     Gatlinburg Convention Center
    March 14th-18th 2019

Smoky Mountain Children's Home in Sevierville, TN
 is our 2019 Chosen Charity
2019 Registration
Santa Family Reunion Begins on
April 1st 2018.

Santa Family Reunion Agenda 2019

Please Note:  This is a Tentative Schedule and therefore subject to change.

Wednesday -  March 13th  PRE-Convention Arrival

9:00am - 10:00 am    VENDOR Registration ONLY in front of Tennessee Ballrooms
9:00am - 5:00pm  VENDOR SET UP in Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
10:00am - 12:00pm  TEAM and VOLUNTEER Registration ONLY Pick Up Tote Bag and Keepsake Photo ID Badges
in front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
Pick Up Registration Tote Bag and Keepsake Photo ID Badges in front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B

Thursday - March 14th   CONVENTION OPENS
8:00am - 12:00pm  Attendee Registration - Pick up Tote Bag  & Keepsake Photo ID Badges (in front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B)
1:30 - 3:00pm Attendee Registration - Pick up Tote Bag & Keepsake Photo ID Badges (in front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B)
9:00am - 7:00pm Vendors OPEN for Business  Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
10:00am - 12:00pm  Talent Show Practice - Mills Auditorium  (sign up for 15 min slot with Debra Ann)
12:00pm - 6:30pm Open Silent Auction till 6:30pm in Mills Auditorium
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Buffet in Mills Auditorium
10:00am - 3:00pm Swap Shop & Share- Mrs. Claus -  Ballroom C  (No Vendors)  
10:00am - 3:00pm Swap Shop & Share - Santa  - Ballroom D  (No Vendors)
3:00pm - 4:30pm   Welcome Program - Mills Auditorium - Joe Barney MC
                                  Color Guard  - Veteran Acknowledgement
5:00pm - 6:30 pm  Open Live Charity Auction - Auctioneer Tom Shilling (announce winners of silent auction)

Friday, March 15th 
9:00am - 11:00pm  FINAL  Attendee Registration - pick up Tote Bag & Keepsake Photo ID Badges  (in front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B)
9:00am - 7:00pm  Vendor Show Open Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
           ***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***   
10:00am - 11:30am  1st Workshop Class x 3 - Ballroom C/D/Mills
11:30am –1:00pm Lunch Buffet in Mills Auditorium
1:00pm - 2:30pm  2nd Workshop Class x 3 - Ballroom C/D/Mills
2:30-3:00pm  Break
3:00pm - 4:30pm   3rd Workshop Class x 3 - Ballroom C/D/Mills
            4:30pm - 5:00pm Break              
5:00pm - 6:30pm   Ho Ho Ho Santa Only/Mrs. Claus Exclusively Only sessions (Round table discussion)

  Saturday – March 16th
                                           8:30am  PARADE Line up                                                     
                                       10:30am - 11:30am Santa Family Reunion PARADE                                                            
11:00am - 10:00pm Vendor Show Open - Tennessee Ballrooms A & B        
          ***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
12:00pm - 1:30pm  Lunch Buffet in Mills Auditorium  
1:30pm - 2:30pm  “10th Anniversary Commemoration Program” of The Santa Oath - Phil Wenz  
2:30pm - 3:00pm  Santa Oath Signing - Phil Wentz   
3:00pm - 5:00pm  Phil Wenz - Historical Films - Ballroom D
3:00pm - 4:00pm  Get ready for Dinner/Talent Show
4:00pm - 5:30pm   Formal Portraits by Shannon Settles 
5:30pm - 6:30pm Talent Show - Mills Auditorium presented by MC  Joe Barney
7:00pm - 8:00pm Banquet Dinner in Mills Auditorium
8:00pm - 9:30pm  Talent Show continues with Dessert
8:00pm - 9:30pm   Formal Portraits continue

Sunday – March 17th

  9:00am - 11:00am  Keeping Christ in Christmas Program - Mills Auditorium presented by Cliff Snider
10:00am-2:00pm  Vendor Show Open
11:15 am SHARP Group Photo Main Entrance of Convention Center
                    12:00pm - 1:30pm  Lunch Buffet in Mills Auditorium                           
1:30pm - 3:00pm   Woodland Santa Walk with Heather Townshend (meet by fireplace in Convention Center Lobby)
1:30pm - 3:00pm   4th Workshop Class x 3  
3:00pm - 3:30pm    Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm    Closing Program 
     Announce how much money raised for Charity.  Presententation of check - Joan & John Wilder
2:00pm - 6:00pm Vendors pack up and out of building


                     10:30am Meet at Ober Gatlinburg Casual Santa Family Gathering                     
  Hosted by Charlie Thomas at Ober Gatlinburg

11:00am - 12:30pmCindylu Memorial Snow Tube Races At Ober Gatlinburg    
****Photo ID'S Required to Participate****Pre-Paid Participation & Release Forms 
NO registration for observation but must have Convention ID's! 
Lunch on top of Ober Gatlinburg or Downtown Gatlinburg with friends!! 
                               (Remainder of day – Family Fun Day with discounted tickets at local business).                                            Possibly an organized Putt Putt or Aquarium visit
 Annakeesta (New Adventure Park)
6:00pm  DINNER OPTION at Wood Grill Buffet (a tradition!) in Pigeon Forge  Pre-Pay Tickets on website.
(Casual Gathering in reserved seating area) 

Address: 2301 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863  
Located at traffic light number 1, on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, TN.